Advocacy Outcomes

The goal of child advocacy is ultimately to accompany a victim/survivor on a path toward safety and healing. Throughout the...

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Advocacy Principles

The work of an advocate at a children’s advocacy center (CAC) varies from day to day and from family to...

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Advocacy Discussion Guide

We hope that this advocacy overview raises awareness of the critical work of child advocates and the role they play...

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Kids Need All Adults to Report Abuse During COVID-19

Kids are Counting on All Adults to Protect Them This means YOU! This resource is for any adult who interacts...

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Kids Need Schools to Continue Reporting Abuse During COVID-19

Students Not Being in School Creates Barriers to Reporting Abuse In times of crisis and economic instability, child abuse and...

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Kids Need Essential Workers to Report Abuse During COVID-19

Kids are Counting on Adults to Protect Them This means YOU! This resource is for home delivery, pharmacy, grocery store,...

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Minnesota State Statutes Regarding Multidisciplinary Teams

What Statutes Govern the Response to Child Abuse and Maltreatment in Minnesota? In Minnesota, state law requires a multidisciplinary team...

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Defining your Multidisciplinary Team Purpose

What is the Team Response to Child Abuse Investigations? The multidisciplinary team (MDT) is a key component of the collaborative...

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Why Form a Multidisciplinary Team?

Exploring the Benefits to Team Formation Multidisciplinary Teams in Minnesota Over the past four decades, the use of multidisciplinary teams...

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What Makes a Strong Multidisciplinary Team?

On the whole, multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) are designed to improve outcomes for children and families; amplify limited agency resources; improve...

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Understanding the Minnesota Multidisciplinary Team Statute

260E.02[1]: Multidisciplinary Child Protection Team The Multidisciplinary Child Protection Team statute is the primary statute that defines the scope of...

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Having Difficult Conversations and Managing Conflict within a Multidisciplinary Team

Communication and Team Dynamics[1] While there are considerable demonstrated benefits to forming a multidisciplinary team (MDT), the process of sorting...

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